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20 November 2014

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Modernist Sculptor Jacob Epstein’s Bloomsbury Family Life Explored In New Exhibition

A new exhibition reveals how babies and children inspired modernist sculptor Jacob Epstein, and explores his unconventional family life in Bloomsbury. Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959), pioneer of modernism and distinguished portrait sculptor, made many portraits of children throughout his career. This exhibition brings together a key selection of Epstein’s remarkable and moving bronzes and drawings […]

8 March 2014

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Jacob Epstein Bronzes Stolen From Watford Museum Man Jailed

Allen Buckley, 45, of Caractacus Cottage View, Watford, who stole two small bronze sculptures by Sir Jacob Epstein, last July, from the Watford Museum, has been jailed for 30 months. He stole the bronze statues valued at £43,000 in an “opportunist” theft. The Biblical works which included, Adam and Eve and The Burial of Abe […]